There is a marked increase in business confidence at 93%, up from 88% in Q3.


Through the survey results, we have seen a healthy increase in business confidence with 93% of respondents indicating confidence, up from 88% in Q3. In relation to turnover, 63% of businesses indicated an increase, with 53% expecting turnover to increase in Q1 2020. This is a very positive way for Cork business to enter what is sure to be another successful decade and Ulster Bank is proud to work with SMEs in Cork and right across the country every day.”


Pat Horgan,

Head of SME Banking,

Ulster Bank